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Academic Upgrading

What You'll Learn - Fundamental, Intermediate and College Prep levels

Where do you want to go?

Get the basics or get ready for college or university. Take one course or complete the courses needed for a certificate.

In addition to our traditional upgrading courses, Camosun also offers customized math and English upgrading courses that lead directly into Trades, Health Care Assistant, and Access career programs.

If you don't have a high school transcript or it's dated and you're not sure what level to start with, get an assessment of your current skills so you can start with the right course and be successful.

Course Course Name Credits Tuition
COMP 030* Fundamental Computer Studies n/a TBD
ENGL 021 Fundamental English 1 n/a TBD
ENGL 022 Fundamental English 2 n/a TBD
ENGL 023 Fundamental English 3 n/a TBD
ENGL 024 Fundamental English 4 n/a TBD
ENGL 025 Fundamental English 5 n/a TBD
ENGL 033 Fundamental English 6 n/a TBD
MATH 021 Fundamental Mathematics 1 n/a TBD
MATH 022 Fundamental Mathematics 2 n/a TBD
MATH 023 Fundamental Mathematics 3 n/a TBD
MATH 024 Fundamental Mathematics 4 n/a TBD
MATH 025 Fundamental Mathematics 5 n/a TBD
MATH 026 Fundamental Mathematics 6 n/a TBD
MATH 037** Math for Professional Cook n/a TBD
MATH 038** Fundamental Math for Trades n/a TBD
MATH 039 Basic Math for Health Care n/a TBD

Note Tuition costs for the current academic year listed above are for domestic students and do not include any additional fees. See the What it Costs page for details.

See "Completion requirements" to receive a Certificate in Fundamental Academic Upgrading.

*COMP 030 is only offered at participating community locations.
** No prerequisites

Course Course Name Credits Tuition
COMP 040* Intermediate Computer Studies n/a TBD
ENGL 050 Intermediate English n/a TBD
ENGL 057 Intermediate English/Professional Cook n/a TBD
ENGL 058 Intermediate English/Trades n/a TBD
ENGL 059 Intermediate English/HCA n/a TBD
MATH 052 Intermediate Mathematics 1 n/a TBD
MATH 053 Intermediate Mathematics 2 n/a TBD
MATH 057 Intermediate Math for Trades n/a TBD
SCI 050* Foundations of Science n/a TBD

Note Tuition costs for the current academic year listed above are for domestic students and do not include any additional fees. See the What it Costs page for details.

See "Completion requirements" to receive a Certificate in Intermediate Academic Upgrading.

*COMP 040 is only offered at participating community locations.
*SCI 050 is only offered at participating community locations.

College Prep - Grade 11 alternative courses

Course Course Name Credits Tuition
BIOL 102   Non-Majors Biology (Diversity) 4 $415.80
CHEM 070 College Prep Chemistry 4 TBD
MATH 0721 Advanced Mathematics 1 4 TBD
MATH 0731 Advanced Mathematics 2 4 TBD
MATH 135 Career Algebra 3 $218.40
MATH 1371 Algebra & Triangle Trigonometry 5 $436.80
PHYS 070 College Preparatory Physics 4 TBD
PHYS 101 Introduction to Physics 4 $505.80

College Prep - Grade 12 alternative courses

Course Course Name Credits Tuition
BIOL 090 Biology for Post-Secondary Preparation 4 TBD
BIOL 103 Non-Majors General Biology 4 $505.80
CHEM 110 General College Chemistry 1 4 $415.80
ELD 0922 Provincial English Composition 3 $0
ELD 0942 Provincial English Literature 3 $0
ENGL 0913 Indigenous Provincial English Composition & Literature 1 3 TBD
ENGL 092 Provincial English Composition 3 TBD
ENGL 0933 Indigenous Provincial English Composition & Literature 2 3 TBD
ENGL 094 Provincial English Literature 3 TBD
ENGL 096 Provincial Indigenous Literature 3 TBD
ENGL 1033 Preparatory Academic Writing 3 $282.60
ENGL 1043 Preparatory English Literature 3 $282.60
ENGL 142 Academic & Professional English 3 $376.80
MATH 1074 Applied Precalculus 4 $421.50
MATH 1154 Precalculus 4 $505.80
PHYS 104 General College Physics 1 4 $415.80

Note Tuition costs for the current academic year listed above are for domestic students and do not include any additional fees. See the What it Costs page for details.

  1. Camosun offers different options to Math 11; take MATH 072 and MATH 073 or MATH 137.
  2. These ELD courses are for non-native speakers of English.
  3. Camosun offers different options to English 12; take one of ENGL 091 and ENGL 093 or ENGL 092 and 094 or ENGL 092 and 096 or ENGL 142.
  4. Camosun offers different options to Math 12; take one of MATH 107, or 115.
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